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The Force is strong with Eastern Iowa families

The Force Awakens in Eastern Iowa

Last Thursday night, a man dressed as Obi-Wan Kenobi strode confidently through the lobby of Coralville’s Coral Ridge Cinema. Greeted by shouts of “Cool costume!” and “Hey, it’s Obi-Wan!,” he smiled at the strangers, posed for a few quick photos, and then quickly joined a group of friends in line, waiting to be seated for […]

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Dance the night away at the Irish Christmas Céilí

The Champagne Academy of Irish Dance

Champagne Academy of Irish Dance Christmas Céilí Old Brick (26 E Market St.) — Saturday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. Kick up your heels in holiday spirit this Saturday at Old Brick! The Champagne Academy of Irish Dance will be presenting their 5th annual Christmas Céilí, an exciting milestone for what has become a local […]

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Music is the Word to feature Combined Efforts for its holiday fare

Combined Efforts Men's Choir

Cocoa and Carols w/ Combined Efforts Men’s Choir Iowa City Public Library — Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. This Sunday, spirits will be made bright at the Iowa City Public Library. The Music is the Word series will settle in to the holiday season with a Cocoa and Carols event, featuring the Combined Efforts […]

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Edible Outdoors hosts Fall Harvest Potluck at Public Space One

Edible Outdoors

Iowa City-based community organization Edible Outdoors (EO) will host a potluck dinner party at the Wesley Center of Public Space One this Saturday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. The ultimate goal of the potluck is to bring together hunted, fished, foraged or homegrown goods, though store-bought items will be accepted and shared just the same. […]

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Katy Perry to rally for Hillary Clinton in Des Moines

Who: Katy Perry, California Gurl What: You’re gonna hear her roar … at a rally for Hillary Clinton. When: Saturday, October 24 (exact time TBA), before the Iowa Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Where: Downtown Des Moines (exact location TBA) Why: Because Madeline Albright is busy. Because somehow, maybe, feminism? Because you gotta reach millennials […]

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Creative Matters: Composer David Lang lectures on music and its secret powers

David Lang Lecture University of Iowa Art Building West — Wed., Sept. 16 at 7:30 pm David Lang is one of the United States’ most performed composers and is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Pulitzer Prize. He was Musical America’s Composer of the Year in 2013, and Carnegie Hall’s Debs Composer’s […]

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